About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Infographic Crowns Tyrion Lannister King Of Westeros In ‘Game of Thrones’

    Posted Friday, September 27th, 2013 03:03 pm GMT -4 by
    Fans of George R.R. Martin’s ‘Game of Thrones’ tend to constantly dispute amongst themselves over who will end up sitting on the Iron Throne in King’s Landing when all is said and done. Will Joffrey Baratheon remain the king? Are Jon Snow or one of the remaining...
  • Jim Steranko Not A Fan Of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Friday, September 27th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ premiered on ABC to generally positive reviews, including one from us. Elsewhere on the web, I’ve been seeing a ton of fairly lukewarm reactions to the show, but no one has slammed it as hard as comic book legend Jim...
  • ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ Sequel Moving Slowly, But Moving!

    Posted Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last year, Joss Whedon said that he would be working on a sequel to his sensational internet musical ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ in the summer. However, things got shifted around once ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ got greenlit and they entered fully into production....
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Wednesday, September 25th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a long year of anxiously waiting, the world finally laid their eyes on Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC last night. The first live action television show to be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe saw the return of Agent Phil Coulson after the events of ‘The...
  • Lucasfilm Changing The Face Of Post-Production With New ‘Star Wars’ Technology

    Posted Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 12:58 pm GMT -4 by
    Last summer, LucasArts revealed their plans for a new ‘Star Wars’ game that explored a darker, grittier side of a galaxy far, far away. However, production and development on ‘Star Wars 1313’ stalled when the company closed earlier this year. While EA has since taken...
  • The Whedons Open Up About ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, September 23rd, 2013 07:30 pm GMT -4 by
    The Marvel Universe is like one very big, happy (and very dysfunctional) family. The tree includes the likes of the Richards family, the Maximoffs, the Banners, and even more, but when it comes to the cinematic universe, there is one very prominent family making big things happen....
  • Go Deeper Into Space With New ‘Gravity’ Featurette & Promo

    Posted Monday, September 23rd, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After making quite an impact during it’s North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, ‘Gravity’ is picking up some traction as it heads to theaters next week. The first feature from ‘Children of Men’ director Alfonso Cuarón since 2006 is touting...
  • Disney Looks For Tall Individuals In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Casting Call

    Posted Monday, September 23rd, 2013 03:13 pm GMT -4 by
    Just like the films that came before it, ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ will film across the pond in the United Kingdom. Director J.J. Abrams will have to step out of his comfort zone as he’s used to shooting in his own backyard of Los Angeles, but it’s all for the good of...
  • J.J. Abrams Looks To Make ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Feel Real

    Posted Friday, September 20th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Lately, we’ve been getting a lot of ‘Star Wars’ news. From the spinoffs/origins from Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg to the indefinite shelving of ‘Star Wars: Detours’, there’s been no shortage of new information about what’s to come from a galaxy far, far away...
  • Red Band Trailer For IFC Midnight’s ‘+1’ (AKA ‘Plus One’)

    Posted Friday, September 20th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this month, we learned about the new film from writer-director Dennis Iliadis, ‘+1’. Premiering at this year’s South By Southwest, IFC picked up the paradoxical party pic that goes way beyond any raucous teen party movie by throwing elements of time travel and...
  • ‘See No Evil 2’ Adds Danielle Harris And Katherine Isabelle To The Cast

    Posted Friday, September 20th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Last month, Lionsgate and WWE Films announced that former WWE Champion Kane would be reprising his role of Jacob Goodnight from the 2006 film ‘See No Evil’ in a sequel. In a press release, they said that ‘See No Evil 2′ will be written by Nathan Brookes and Bobby...
  • Rumors Persist For Benedict Cumberbatch In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

    Posted Thursday, September 19th, 2013 07:08 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this month, a rumor began to circulate about ‘Sherlock’ and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ star Benedict Cumberbatch joining J.J. Abrams’ upcoming film ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. Apparently, just as I had predicted, he was being courted to play a Sith Lord that...
  • Roland Emmerich Offers ‘Independence Day’ Sequel Updates

    Posted Thursday, September 19th, 2013 01:13 pm GMT -4 by
    Some good news came up on the ‘Independence Day’ front recently when it was revealed that Will Smith could still be a part of the upcoming sequels from Roland Emmerich. No word yet on if Captain Steve Hiller will return for one or both of the planned films, but we do have...
  • New Details On Thor’s Trip To Disneyland

    Posted Thursday, September 19th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Earlier this year, to promote the release of ‘Iron Man 3’, Disneyland welcomed Stark Industries into Innoventions in Tomorrowland to showcase the Iron Man technology used by Tony Stark, including the brand new Mark 42 armor. This was all part of a new initiative announced...
  • It’s A Family Affair In New ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Trailer

    Posted Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s been over a month since we’ve gotten a new trailer for ‘Thor: The Dark World’, but now an extended version of that preview has hit the web. While we mostly see footage from previously released promotional material, this new promo features something a bit extra in...